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Respectful Words

We have grouped a small set of 17 JLPT N5 Japanese kotoba that uses O or Go - the honorific prefix in order to give respect

Note: You must know Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji to learn them.

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List of JLPT N5 words which uses honorofic prefix:

Kanji Kana Romaji Meaning
おじいさん おじいさん Ojiisan Grand Father
おばあさん おばあさん Obaasan Grandmother
お父さん おとうさん Otousan Father
お母さん おかあさん Okaasan My Own Mother
ご主人 ごしゅじん Goshujin Someone Else’S Husband
お兄さん おにいさん Oniisan Someone’S Elder Brother
お姉さん おねえさん Oneesan Someone’S Elder Sister
お菓子 おかし Okashi Confectionary, Cake
お金 おかね Okane Money
お皿 おさら Osara Plate
お手洗い おてあらい Otearai Toilet, Lavatory
お酒 おさけ Osake Alcohol, Sake
お水 おみず Omizu Water
お茶 おちゃ Ocha Tea
お風呂 おふろ Ofuro Bath
お腹 おなか Onaka Stomach
お弁当 おべんとう Obentou Lunchbox

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